Solved

How to reset a variable value and use if-block in xsl syntax

Posted on 2011-02-18
3
573 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
I have  a variable that is set to value of an attribute within a node. now i need to do a check within an if-else block and reset the value of this variable. how do i do this in xsl syntax?

this is the varName
<xsl:variable name="SubZone" select="$varSubZone/@code"/>

i now need to test if this variable contains ("BL", 'AC", 'GR") and if so then set SubZone= "112"
otherwise leave as is.

all of this is inside a <when> bracket
please advise.


0
Comment
Question by:badtz7229
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 60

Accepted Solution

by:
Geert Bormans earned 500 total points
ID: 34931779
First, variable don't vary in XSLT
They keep the assigned value all through their lifetime (they are more like constants)

You have however full access to the entire XML tree.
So it is easy to create selection nodesets and test against.

Can you please explain what you really want, so we can help you with that

(so post some input, xslt and expected output)
0
 

Author Comment

by:badtz7229
ID: 34938215
hi Gertone:
i actually resolved this by using a choose when statement and defining my new node as a string inside the statement instead of a variable to define it for the same reason u stated
thanks.
0
 
LVL 60

Expert Comment

by:Geert Bormans
ID: 34938294
welcome
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction Since I wrote the original article about Handling Date and Time in PHP and MySQL (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/201/Handling-Date-and-Time-in-PHP-and-MySQL.html) several years ago, it seemed like now was a good time to updat…
JavaScript has plenty of pieces of code people often just copy/paste from somewhere but never quite fully understand. Self-Executing functions are just one good example that I'll try to demystify here.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
HTML5 has deprecated a few of the older ways of showing media as well as offering up a new way to create games and animations. Audio, video, and canvas are just a few of the adjustments made between XHTML and HTML5. As we learned in our last micr…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now